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Falcons coach Dan Quinn says rookie Tevin Coleman set for debut

Falcons coach Dan Quinn says rookie Tevin Coleman set for debut

ESPN.com Updated 1 hour ago
Falcons coach Dan Quinn says rookie Tevin Coleman set for debut
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  • Rich McKay reinstated as head of NFL competition committee

    Rich McKay reinstated as head of NFL competition committee

    profootballtalk.com 20 minutes ago
    NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell met with Falcons president Rich McKay on Wednesday and has reinstated McKay as the head of the league’s competition committee, effective immediately. McKay was suspended from the competition committee as part of the team’s…
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  • Arthur Blank to hire a CEO to run businesses, including Falcons

    Arthur Blank to hire a CEO to run businesses, including Falcons

    profootballtalk.com 7 hours ago
    Arthur Blank has always been a hands-on owner, from his days pushing then-quarterback Michael Vick’s wheelchair around. But the soon-t0-turn 73-year-old told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution he was ready to take a step back from his day-to-day responsib…
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  • League reminds teams of rule against artificial crowd noise

    League reminds teams of rule against artificial crowd noise

    profootballtalk.com 7 hours ago
    As the low hum of #DeflateGate continues to permeate the NFL, the league office has issued a reminder to all teams that relates to another of the 2015 offseason controversies: The Falcons’ use of artificial crowd noise in 2013 and 2014. The connection b…
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  • Falcons sign Rex Grossman

    Falcons sign Rex Grossman

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Aug 26 (yesterday)
    The Rex Grossman experience is coming to Atlanta. Grossman visited with the Falcons on Tuesday and he’ll be enjoying their Southern hospitality for a little while longer. PFT has learned, via a league source, that Grossman has agreed to a one-year deal …
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  • Falcons rookie Vic Beasley knows he doesn't have it all fi…

    Falcons rookie Vic Beasley knows he doesn't have it all figured out yet

    ESPN.com Aug 26 (yesterday)
    Falcons rookie Vic Beasley knows he doesn't have it all figured out yet
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  • Arthur Blank: We’re getting close on Julio Jones contract

    Arthur Blank: We’re getting close on Julio Jones contract

    profootballtalk.com Aug 25 (2 days ago)
    Earlier this month, Falcons owner Arthur Blank and wide receiver Julio Jones said they were on the same page when it comes to their shared desire to see Jones spend his entire career with the team. The two sides haven’t been able to reach agreement on a…
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  • Falcons' Arthur Blank says no one factor holding up Julio …

    Falcons' Arthur Blank says no one factor holding up Julio Jones' contract talks

    ESPN.com Aug 24 (3 days ago)
    Falcons' Arthur Blank says no one factor holding up Julio Jones' contract talks
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  • Mercedes-Benz will sponsor Falcons' new stadium for 27 years

    Mercedes-Benz will sponsor Falcons' new stadium for 27 years

    yahoo.com Aug 24 (3 days ago)
    The Atlanta Falcons announced on Monday that Mercedes-Benz will hold the naming rights to the team's new stadium, scheduled to open in the 2017 season. The luxury automaker has moved its headquarters from New Jersey to suburban Atlanta. Coincidentally, …
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  • Roddy White to have elbow surgery today, will miss a week

    Roddy White to have elbow surgery today, will miss a week

    profootballtalk.com ESPN.com Aug 24 (3 days ago)
    One of the major parts of the Falcons offense is having what they’re calling a minor surgery today. According to Thomas Stinson of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, wide receiver Roddy White will have a procedure to remove “loose bodies” from his elbow …
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  • Falcons WR Leonard Hankerson not caught up in preseason hype

    Falcons WR Leonard Hankerson not caught up in preseason hype

    ESPN.com Aug 23 (4 days ago)
    Falcons WR Leonard Hankerson not caught up in preseason hype
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  • Three Jets suffer concussions in preseason game

    Three Jets suffer concussions in preseason game

    profootballtalk.com Aug 22 (5 days ago)
    Three players on the Jets suffered concussions in Friday’s preseason game against the Falcons. Coach Todd Bowles said after the game that wide receiver Jeremy Kerley, running back Daryl Richardson and safety Durell Eskridge all had concussions. The Jets…
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  • Falcons show pass-rush potential behind Vic Beasley, Adrian Cla…

    Falcons show pass-rush potential behind Vic Beasley, Adrian Clayborn

    ESPN.com Aug 22 (5 days ago)
    Falcons show pass-rush potential behind Vic Beasley, Adrian Clayborn
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  • Ryan, Falcons Starters Sharp Early in 30-22 Loss to Jets

    Ryan, Falcons Starters Sharp Early in 30-22 Loss to Jets

    nytimes.com Aug 21 (6 days ago)
    Matt Ryan was sharp for the second straight preseason game, leading Atlanta to touchdowns in both of his series in the Falcons' 30-22 loss to the New York Jets on Friday night.
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  • Jets 30, Falcons 22 (Exhibition): Shaky Defense Creates Familia…

    Jets 30, Falcons 22 (Exhibition): Shaky Defense Creates Familiar Feeling for Jets

    nytimes.com Aug 21 (6 days ago)
    It was 14-0 in the first quarter, and the Jets’ defense — expected to be among the best in the league this season — was looking disjointed and vulnerable for a second straight game.
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  • Matt Ryan has short, productive night; Ryan Fitzpatrick not so …

    Matt Ryan has short, productive night; Ryan Fitzpatrick not so much

    profootballtalk.com Aug 21 (6 days ago)
    The Falcons didn’t have Devonta Freeman, Tevin Coleman or Roddy White on offense Friday night in the Meadowlands, but they didn’t miss them all that much. Matt Ryan threw a touchdown pass and set up a touchdown run during the two possessions that he pla…
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  • Roddy White won’t play Friday, neither will Devonta Freeman or …

    Roddy White won’t play Friday, neither will Devonta Freeman or Tevin Coleman

    profootballtalk.com Aug 21 (6 days ago)
    The Falcons announced the names of the players who will be sitting out against the Jets on Friday night and it’s not surprise to see running backs Devonta Freeman, Tevin Coleman and Antone Smith on the inactive list. All three running backs have been ba…
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  • Jets get a look at Dan Quinn as head coach on Friday night

    Jets get a look at Dan Quinn as head coach on Friday night

    profootballtalk.com Aug 21 (6 days ago)
    The Jets will host the Falcons on Friday night, which means they’ll get an up-close look at new Falcons head coach Dan Quinn months after they pursued him as Rex Ryan’s replacement. The Jets interviewed Quinn before Todd Bowles, then the Cardinals defen…
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  • Cardinals lose Corey Peters to torn Achilles

    Cardinals lose Corey Peters to torn Achilles

    Defensive lineman Corey Peters recovered from a 2013 torn right Achilles to play in 15 games for the Falcons last season and landed a three-year deal with the Cardinals as a free agent. The Cardinals are going to have to wait until the second year of th…
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  • LINING UP: Seahawks Visit KC, Jets Host Falcons on Friday

    LINING UP: Seahawks Visit KC, Jets Host Falcons on Friday

    nytimes.com Aug 20
    A look at what to expect in Friday night's NFL preseason games (all times EDT):
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  • No Muhammad Wilkerson for Jets on Friday

    No Muhammad Wilkerson for Jets on Friday

    When Jets defensive end Muhammad Wilkerson revealed a minor setback in his recovery from a hamstring injury earlier this week, he said he wasn’t sure if he would miss Friday night’s game against the Falcons as a result. The answer came on Wednesday and …
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  • Bud Light Kicks Off NFL Season With New Falcons Cans

    Bud Light Kicks Off NFL Season With New Falcons Cans

    Just in time for NFL Kick-Off, Bud Light – the Official Beer of the NFL – is bringing a new Falcons Bud Light can to Atlanta. The new packaging features Falcons colors, as well as a slogan every Falcons fan can relate to: The perfect beer for celebratin…
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  • Falcons starter Ra'Shede Hageman sidelined with concussion

    Falcons starter Ra'Shede Hageman sidelined with concussion

    ESPN.com Aug 19
    Falcons starter Ra'Shede Hageman sidelined with concussion
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  • Video - Falcons sign QB Rex Grossman 02:50

    Falcons sign QB Rex Grossman

    Aug 26
    ESPN Falcons reporter Vaughn McClure discusses what Atlanta's signing of backup quarterback Rex Grossman says about the team's depth at the position.
  • Video - Carter: Quinn will make instant impact on Falcons D 00:54

    Carter: Quinn will make instant impact on Falcons D

    Aug 21
    NFL analyst Cris Carter says new Falcons coach Dan Quinn will instantly change the fortunes of Atlanta's defense.
  • Video - Impressions of Falcons in Week 2 01:21

    Impressions of Falcons in Week 2

    Aug 21
    Brian Dawkins discusses what he liked from the Falcons' starting defense and from coach Dan Quinn, who looks to put his stamp on the team before the end of training camp.
  • Video - Fitzpatrick, Marshall get on same page in win 01:10

    Fitzpatrick, Marshall get on same page in win

    Aug 21
    SportsCenter Highlight of the Night: Ryan Fitzpatrick completes 13 of 19 passes for 118 yards, with Brandon Marshall catching four balls for 62 yards in New Yorks' 30-22 win over Atlanta.

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